Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday July 26, 2020- The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

This week’s stewardship and discipleship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday July 26, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 17- Year A)First Lesson: 1 Kings 3:5-12Psalm 119:129-136Second Lesson: Romans 8:26-39Gospel of Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 This week we hear more parables from Jesus. We … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday July 26, 2020- The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- January 19, 2020- The Second Sunday after Epiphany

This week’s nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for The Second Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday January 19, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Second Sunday after Epiphany (Year A), Lectionary 2 First Lesson: Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Gospel of John 1:29-42 This Second Sunday after Epiphany continues the theme of … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- January 19, 2020- The Second Sunday after Epiphany

Wow! Discipleship is Stewardship! – a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 27C

I had the great privilege to be with the good people of First Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska on Saturday October 5 and Sunday October 6, 2019. Thank you to Pastor Dan Warnes for the invitation, and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. It was a great Saturday evening and Sunday morning as part of the congregation’s consecration Sunday, with the theme for … Continue reading Wow! Discipleship is Stewardship! – a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 27C

Preaching on Stewardship- October 6, 2019- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Each week on the blog I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. This week’s nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday October 6, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost – Lectionary 27 (Year C) First Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- October 6, 2019- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- June 17, 2018

Happy Monday! Every Monday I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings by the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary are as follows: Sunday June 17, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 11) First Lesson: Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15 Second … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- June 17, 2018

The Kingdom of Heaven- God’s work and our stewardship

I had the joy of being with the good people of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne, Nebraska this morning, leading worship and preaching. Thank you Pastor Jeanne Madsen for the invitation, and to the congregation for the warm welcome and hospitality. Thank you also for the “road food” and cookies that were sent home with me to share. The sermon was based on the … Continue reading The Kingdom of Heaven- God’s work and our stewardship

Preaching on Stewardship- July 30, 2017

Every Monday I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings by the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary are as follows: Sunday July 30, 2017: Revised Common Lectionary- Time after Pentecost 8A Lectionary 17 First Lesson: 1 Kings 3:5-12 Psalm 119:129-136 Second Lesson: Romans 8:26-39 Gospel of Matthew … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- July 30, 2017

Faith, Abundant Life, and Living Simply

The following is the manuscript of the sermon I shared Sunday October 2nd at Messiah Lutheran in Aurora, Nebraska.  The sermon was grounded in the appointed gospel lesson from the revised common lectionary, Luke 17:5-10; and included some reflection on the congregation’s stewardship theme, “Live Simply” based on 1 Timothy 6:18-19; as well as words of welcome and introduction in my role as Director for Stewardship … Continue reading Faith, Abundant Life, and Living Simply